Ever seen an oil tanker launched from below? Duck!

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Ever seen an oil tanker launched from below? Duck!

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Post by Syntyr » Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:20 pm

Watch your head and keep your hands inside the ride at all times.

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Post by The Annoyed Man » Sun Aug 07, 2016 9:07 am

Nope, and noper!!!

I think it is safe to say that you'll never find me underneath an oil tanker that is sliding by just over my head.......in OR out of the water!!! :lol:
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Post by RoyGBiv » Sun Aug 07, 2016 10:36 pm

I enjoyed that immensely.
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Post by jrs_diesel » Tue Aug 09, 2016 4:48 pm

I've been underneath my last ship for sonar transducer inspection when it was drydocked. Granted, it was nowhere near as large as a tanker, only 225 ft long and 2,000 tons. But I will say that I didn't particularly like the experience knowing that I was standing under 4 million pounds of steel. Only spent as much time as needed for the inspection and didn't waste any time getting out from underneath the ship. Very eerie feeling.
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Post by Syntyr » Tue Aug 09, 2016 5:15 pm

jrs_diesel wrote:I've been underneath my last ship for sonar transducer inspection when it was drydocked. Granted, it was nowhere near as large as a tanker, only 225 ft long and 2,000 tons. But I will say that I didn't particularly like the experience knowing that I was standing under 4 million pounds of steel. Only spent as much time as needed for the inspection and didn't waste any time getting out from underneath the ship. Very eerie feeling.
Yeah I didn't like all of the bang boom clack clack before the thing even started moving... No thank you is right!
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